A Collection Of Conversations
A Guide To Success Vol. 1
Jeff Hodges @Author_Hodges
Journey with a young man determined to make it in “the hood” by any means necessary. He only found in the end his methods never justify the means, by which he tries to make it out. He eventually finds his journey has him in the belly of the beast. Now half man half gladiator, from the cold concrete bars and cages all beasts. He realizes one day after his release, this can't be living and this definitely isn’t the life of one with destiny.
They say change comes when you're sick and tired, he was both and ready for change. Fast forward to today Jeff Hodges is a Mentor, Community Activist who is a Strong Positive Black Business Man. No longer is he a part of the problem perpetuating our communities but a he is a determined pillar of strength. He details his transformation while sharing with young mentees how and what resources he used, to make all of the necessary changes based on a series of profound discussions from some of our most prominent individuals.
Jeff is the founder and CEO of YMPmedia.com parent company to Young Men’s Perspective Magazine and IT'S BIGGER THAN HIP HOP RADIO™; through his transmedia company Jeff conveys and communicates the message and the power of transformation. He is driven by his passion for change; Jeff is an Empowerment Speaker, Youth Advocate, Publisher and Author of his bestseller, A Collection of Conversations A Guide To Success Vol. 1.
As a Youth Empowerment Specialist Jeff connects with the core of at-risk youth and troubled young people, Jeff is also a very hardworking, creative visionary who is focused on using his creative gifts to uplifting and inspiring future leaders through the many coaching tools and strategies he’s been trained to designed.
As a credited transformational leader Jeff is one of the nations up and coming motivational expert speakers. He has inspired countless people around the world, sharing his breakthrough methods for personal growth and development and professional success. Jeff’s true gift is his ability to connect with young African-American males, inspire them to take the lead in their own lives and communities.
He engages his audiences by sharing his journey of transformation and self discovery from what is too often a common starting point of cautionary tales from criminality, violence, hurt guilt and self-hatred, just to name a few. He shares with them his authentic, vivid, and transparent tale of transformation leading them to a place of inspiration and hope.
His message resonates clearly with those who hear him: Jeff shares powerful techniques which assist with establishing deep and authentic happiness and well-being. Specializing in the unique struggles of young black males and the negative forces many of them face on a daily basis, his works have been proven to help all he reaches to tap into their own authenticity. He is an energetic, charismatic, lively, and down-to earth person others can truly relate to. Audiences love him whether he’s up on stage or springing to life on the pages of his book and publications, he is direct, no-nonsense, approachable, and truthful. Known for his lively sense of humor and dynamic delivery, Jeff opens the hearts of all who hear him.
A savvy and engaging media personality and the creator of Jeff Hodges Media show he has interviewed hundreds of prominent figures who address the ills perpetuating our communities. He has been featured on FOXFILES, and Interviewed on several online and national radio shows, sharing his expertise as a youth advocate.
Through his book, publications and his presentations, Jeff’s message has touched the lives of countless people around the world.